#39. Personal and Impersonal Sex
Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 4:17PM
[Your Name Here] in Sex, rape culture

This Conversation Will Help You…


  1. Name differences between impersonal and personal sex
  2. Name their preference, and why
  3. Name a benefit and cost to each kind of sex


Think About This First


Having the Conversation


Start Here:

I heard the term impersonal versus personal sex; what do you think that term means?

What makes sex personal?

What makes sex impersonal?

Do you know people who have impersonal sex?



If you were thinking about yourself, does personal sex or impersonal sex sound more appealing to you? Why?

What kinds of sex do you hear about most in the media?

I feel like I see _______ more often.

What could someone consider appealing about impersonal sex?

What might the benefits be?

What could someone consider appealing about personal sex?

What might the benefits be?


Keep talking:

Do you think people are capable of having both kinds of sex, or just one or the other?

How do you think someone’s viewpoint about this might change as they get older?

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